Tranzfuser Documentary: DCA Dundee, 24 November

The UK Games Fund is inviting Scottish Games Network members (i.e. you lot) to join them - and a plethora of games development sector experts - at the exclusive Scottish premiere of the Tranzfuser documentary. The event takes place at the Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre on Friday 24th November, from 10:30am-12:00. It's free to attend, but space... Continue Reading →

New Accelerator Program To Help Scottish Games Companies Achieve Global Success

There's a brand new programme for games companies in Scotland to help them achieve greater success globally. Scottish Enterprise has partnered with Elevator, to launch an accelerator programme designed to help games companies grow internationally. The programme promises a variety of topics, events and help, including: Keynote sessions from international experts Workshops Monthly meet-ups (Glasgow,... Continue Reading →

Innovate UK Creative And Digital Meetup

Here's another event you should be seriously considering... Date: Thursday 13th November 2014 Location: Codebase, Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9DR Time: 11.00 to 13:00 drop in session, lunch and networking, 13:00 to 16:00 presentations Registration: Contact: Carri Cunliffe - 07881 833443 Innovate UK (the new name for the Technology Strategy... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Crew Wants YOU

If you work in the games industry, there's something new you should sign up to NOW. BAFTA CREW for Games is now open. CREW is an intensive programme of masterclasses, workshops, live and online events, which gives participants access to the games industry's leading experts and thought leaders, providing a unique opportunity to learn from and engage... Continue Reading →

Help Wanted

How many games companies are there in the UK? How many programmers? Are artists getting the training they need? How are people actually getting into the industry? Is QA still a valid way into a company? How about the demographics of the people making games? Is it still a male dominated industry? Is the gender... Continue Reading →

APPARITION – Inter-University 24 Hour Coding Challenge

There's a brand new inter-University Jam, or Hack, or coding marathon taking place on the 11th & 12th of October. Organised by the British Computer Society and sponsored by Amazon's Development Centre and code ninja's Codeplay, APParition has been created to promote the abilities and inspire competition among the region’s future coders, testers and developers. To... Continue Reading →

TIGA Calls For UK Creative Content Fund

In a report on, TIGA has called upon the UK government to establish a creative contend fund, to provide a new source of financing for game developers in the UK. The organisation notes that nearly a third of UK games studios have closed in the last five years and despite the increasing number of studios,... Continue Reading →

Cross Creative – Open For Applications – DO THIS

If you're not familiar with TRC Media's Cross Creative Programme, now's the time to learn. It's a fabulous opportunity for individuals in the creative industries (this includes video games) to improve their skills, increase their knowledge and make themselves far more valuable, wise and useful. This year’s programme will include seven in-house sessions (one day... Continue Reading →

Last Chance – Free Attendance At UNITE 2014 UNITY Conference

Unite is an annual conference for all things Unity related, based in Seattle, USA from the 20th - 22nd August 2014.  As part of their partnership with Honeycomb – Creative Works ScreenHI (the company behind the Moray Game Jam and Go North) can offer one place to a Highlands and Islands individual (see T&C's below) working in the... Continue Reading →

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